Author Topic: Smithsgtt R5 GT turbo update 05/04/2009  (Read 23732 times)

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Smithsgtt R5 GT turbo update 05/04/2009
« on: 00:19, Fri 23 May 2008 »
ive had my car now since 2005 loved it well i did until things started going wrong  so here is the list that went wrong in no perticuler order

starter ,headgasket (stuck in traffic in summer for 45mins) wheel bearings
clocks , aei unit, heater fan ,  clutch, turbo , standard boost hose split on the motorway .
any way after all of that i started doing little things like
lowering the torsion bar 50mm
pipercross filter
full stainless steel exhaust mongoose 3.5inch with a 2.5inch from turbo back
harnesses front and rear
front bucket seat cobra (soon leather recliners)
the subframes for seats
turbo
full spax suspention kit
silicone boost hoses and some of the other hoses but not  a full set yet
alloy carb top
alloy header tank
then i went i bit silly at cgb
chrome dial surround
chrome window switch surround
chrome 3 guage holer (in place of vents )
chrome heater dial surround
3 guages imported from usa (oil pres , boost , volt)
i also got front wishbone bothsides
steering rack gaiters
braided brake lines
front and rear ebc drilled and grooved with ferodo pads and pin kit
new wheel bearings front and rear
two new track rod ends
then we come to engine parts
lightened and balanced flywheel
new t2/25 turbo
new braided oil feed pipe
new alloy intercooler (in standard place)
polished and ported head with both manifolds to match
new piper cam and vernier pully
new lightened and balanced conrod and pistons from bb performance
new oil pump
new sump
all the filters oil and fuel
new oil 15w50 valvoline turbo oil
new plugs and leads
new  tarmac kit
new haed gasket 1.9mm (blue one and hex headbolts)
new oil preasure switch
new oil lvl switch
new calipers front and rear
new dtm cup mirrors with base plates
ive got black 15" alloys at the mo but got a nice new set of wolfrace lionharts waiting to go on here when he's finished
new scuttel panels in blue
new batter tray
new steering wheel
new gear knob (momo)
new thermostat (low temp)
new fan switch also got the fan on a switch if i need it

ill get some pics up once this comes stopped playing funny and freezzzing up when i load pics to photobucket.

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« Reply #1 on: 11:06, Fri 23 May 2008 »
Get some piccys up :)

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« Reply #2 on: 11:13, Fri 23 May 2008 »
i will once this stops playing up on me lol

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« Reply #3 on: 12:16, Fri 23 May 2008 »
pictures of the car before it went away to get painted








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« Reply #4 on: 21:55, Fri 23 May 2008 »
heres some  pics of here  3 weeks after i bought it










i will get some pics of the goodies that ive got when it comes from the paintshop

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« Reply #5 on: 00:04, Sat 24 May 2008 »
Nice one,  bet u cant wait to see it all painted!   8)   where are the goodies?

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« Reply #6 on: 11:45, Sat 24 May 2008 »
mainly the interior and under the bonnet cant wait should be monday hopefully

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« Reply #7 on: 13:53, Sat 24 May 2008 »
finally got photo bucket to up load after doing a computer disck clean up lol

here's some of the things been done but iam wanting loads more done before i say it's finished the paint jobs and the bit's that have been put on here are only the start





























will added more once i find what other memory card they are on

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« Reply #8 on: 14:01, Sat 24 May 2008 »
and before people say that the engine bay is dirty it wont be when it comes back the engine is coming out with the subframe to get painted, things take priority and getting the sills and the outer paint job done first was mine and getting her mot'd the engine bay can be done when the funds got back up
things i still want are
water samco hoses
alloy swirl pot
alloy breather pot
alloy radiator (needed now) or copper core undecided
oil cooler and oil stat
was thinking of this water injection system but unsure
tubuler manifold
there's shit loads more but see how the funds go first maybe not all at once pos one at a time

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« Reply #9 on: 21:06, Sat 24 May 2008 »
its going to look good when its done, keep the hard work up

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« Reply #10 on: 21:12, Sat 24 May 2008 »
in bloody better be good once if totally finshed but the partner is looking at another one to keep him quiet and mine not even back from the bodyshop yet. lol
i will post pics up when i comes back from the paintshop

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« Reply #11 on: 21:25, Sat 24 May 2008 »
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in bloody better be good once if totally finshed but the partner is looking at another one to keep him quiet and mine not even back from the bodyshop yet. lol
i will post pics up when i comes back from the paintshop


looking forward to seing the pics, you cant help but get carried away with these cars and spend loads of money and time on them, i spent a small fortune on mine in the last week with new interior samco hoses and full service and then drove it today for 30 min and then i spent 3 hours cleaning it so iam in the dog house again!!!!!!! lol

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« Reply #12 on: 21:28, Sat 24 May 2008 »
where did you get your blue scuttel panels from ?

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« Reply #13 on: 21:34, Sat 24 May 2008 »
i got them powder coated

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« Reply #14 on: 22:31, Sat 24 May 2008 »
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and before people say that the engine bay is dirty it wont be when it comes back the engine is coming out with the subframe to get painted, things take priority and getting the sills and the outer paint job done first was mine and getting her mot'd the engine bay can be done when the funds got back up
things i still want are
water samco hoses
alloy swirl pot
alloy breather pot
alloy radiator (needed now) or copper core undecided
oil cooler and oil stat
was thinking of this water injection system but unsure
tubuler manifold
there's shit loads more but see how the funds go first maybe not all at once pos one at a time



Nice shopping list there..   I have the Aquamist 1s kit...  to be honest i started using it and had the wrong jet fitted  (0.5) on the rolling road it was losing power with that size jet!  I didnt realise at the time what was wrong,  if you do get the kit ... you can buy the smaller 0.4 jet that you need seperately from ERL.  The smallest one in the kit is 0.5

I was planning on doing some 1/4 mile runs a while back, so was getting this in prep for running high boost... but the plans changed on what I wanted to do with the car.  For lower boost... less than 20psi.. I dont think u'll benifit from this tho.  

Anyways..  soz for the lecture..lol..   :lol:  hope this helps.